Stuart Neilson Kemp


Stuart has toured extensively in Europe and the UK, performing operas, operetta and oratorio. He has sung principal roles at Covent Garden and was a resident tenor with Scottish Opera.

He sang the ‘Dying Man’ in the world premier and TV recording of ‘The Vanishing Bridegroom’ and spent 6 months with Opera de Monte Carlo.

He returned to Australia and took up a Principal Tenor contract with Opera Australia in ’96. 2005 saw him perform with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
He has also performed in Opera in the Vineyards and many concerts nationwide.
Stuart has also been seen on the stages in Singapore and Macau.

Some of his roles include:

  • Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)
  • Tinka (Il Tabarro)
  • Cavaradossi (Tosca)
  • Florestan (Fidelio)
  • Otello (Otello)
  • Calaf (Turandot)
  • Zorn (Meistersingers von Nurnberg)
  • Walter (Tannhauser)
  • Walter von Stolzing (Meistersingers von Nurnberg)
  • Narraboth (Salome)
  • Canio/Pagliacci (Pagliacci)
  • Rodolfo (La Boheme)
  • Don Jose (Carmen)
  • Basilio (Marriage of Figaro)
  • Judge and Gustavo (Un Ballo in Maschera)

Tenor soloist in Beethoven’s 9th and soloist in Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Coleridge-Taylor’s Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast.


Stuart Neilson Kemp

Stuart Neilson Kemp